2016 Vanguard Cadets Awards

Aug 10, 2016 | News, Vanguard Cadets

On Sunday, August 7th the Vanguard Cadets celebrated their Age-Outs and individual award winners for the 2016 season. It was a wonderful evening of camaraderie and acknowledgement before the start of DCI Championships week and the conclusion of their 2016 season.

Please note that the award for “Gail Royer Memorial Vanguard Cadet of the Year” had unfortunately been left off of the list for that evening, and therefore was not announced until later. Many apologies to Jonny Strebe who deserved to receive the acknowledgement that evening. Please also note that in staying with the tradition of naming the awards after former esteemed directors of SCVC, the Most Inspirational Award is now the “Robert Ripley Most Inspirational Member”.

JW Koester Rookie of the Year:
Hannah Howard (Guard)
Ben Hampson (Brass)
Hyun Lee (Percussion)

Rob Ripley Most Inspirational Member:
Andrea Godinez (Guard)
Jonny Strebe (Brass)
Amanda Steinhauer (Percussion)

Most Outstanding Performer:
Arisa Leahy (Guard)
Nathan Shetland (Brass)
Conner The (Percussion)

George Brown Most Improved Member:
Collin Platt (Guard)
Sequoyah Pollard (Brass)
Orion Choy (Percussion)

Golden Foot Award:
Austin Shi (Guard)
Daniel Noel (Brass)
Gary Rudolph (Percussion)

Most Outstanding Guard Member:
Austin Shi

Myron Rosander Memorial Outstanding Visual Performer:
Andrew Guillen

Gail Royer Memorial Vanguard Cadet of the Year:
Jonny Strebe

SCVC Director’s Award:
Mr. Steve Wallace

Vanguard Cadets 2016 Age Outs:
Conner The (Snare)
Christopher Torres (Tuba)
Chanell Lewis (Guard)
Arisa Leahy (Guard)
Amanda Thorn (Guard


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